Hurray, we finally arrived. This is the gathering of the king-size snails. I wonder if they had an opening hymn and a prayer before starting their meeting.
President and Sister Hoer raised these two turtles, along with five very large gold fish, in the small pond in the mission home back yard. They were about the size of a half-a-dollar when they put them in the pond about three years ago. When they bend over the pond to feed them the turtles come over and poke their heads out of the water as if to say, "ok, ok, now give us the food." They are fun to watch and I believe that the Hoer's will really miss them.